Sudan

The Black El Dorado: Everybody thought there could be oil in Sudan but nobody knew anything. It was revealed through exploration by the American company Chevron, towards the end of the 70s. And that was the beginning of the second civil war, which went on until 2002. It lasted for 19 years and cost a million and a half lives and the oil business was at the heart of it Read more...
Watch Sudanese Seek Shelter in Swampy Refugee Camp on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. This video, from the PBS Blog "The Rundown," describes the plight of thousands of Sudanese refugees who fled violence in Blue Nile State only to face Read more...
Ah, just another reason to love George Clooney. Via MSNBC: Actor George Clooney, long a political activist, was arrested and handcuffed outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington for protesting the country's blockage of food and aid from Read more...
I don't watch many NBA games anymore; I eventually hit my tolerance level for the overpriced, spoiled child-men who make up the bulk of the player Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - April 11 - 16, 2010
The world was a busy place this week and at last report, it hasn't stopped. (Elections in Sudan - at least they could listen to music) [media id=1 Read more...

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[media id=7000] (h/t Heather) David Gregory launched a pillow soft environment for Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to perpetuate her public relat Read more...
Let's see...there's Iraq, Iran, Syria, Israel/Palestine, Sudan and North Korea...and this is what Bush decides to use his diplomacy skills on? Daily Read more...
Reading A1 Hillary Clinton can kiss my progressive ass. Last week, as you're no doubt aware, the progressive "Take Back America" conference was get Read more...
The Slacktivist has the answer (excerpt-please read the whole artice) In many times and in many places, Christians have faced persecution because of Read more...
INTEL DUMP On the way into work this morning, I listened to Los Angeles Times Ken Silverstein discuss his article "Official Pariah Sudan Valuable to Read more...